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Job industry : Public Service/Government
Job segment : Justice
Job role : Other
Job skill : Strong organizational, analytical, and time management skills
Position vacant : Director of Outreach and Development
Job location : New York CityNew York
Job details
Company name : Common Cause
Minimum experience : 3 years
Maximum experience : 5 years
Job type : Permanent
Gross pay : Negotiable for the right candidate
Job posted : May 21, 2008
Job view count : 3587
Job description

Will be responsible for coordinating and supporting the board, volunteers and staff to meet or exceed those fundraising goals, including all membership revenue goals associated with direct mail, e-appeal and membership event campaigns. Lead creation and implementation of fundraising strategy. Identify, cultivate, manage, steward, and track relationships with all donors and prospects including individuals, corporations, and foundations; including direct one-on-one donor and foundation solicitation in conjunction with the Executive Director, Common Cause NY Board and national development team; leverage the Executive Director’s time in cultivating high-potential donors and prospects. Will plan and implement reliable and proactive plans for the success of Common Cause New York’s annual I Love An Ethical New York Awards Reception, the organization’s top fundraising event, including planning, working with board volunteers, coordinating logistics, scripting speakers, identify honorees, etc. Will also develop small fund-raising events, Will stay current with prospect research resources and technologies and develop strategies to identify new prospects. Develop a detailed calendar of direct marketing and development activities and monitor calendar for status; coordinate member communications schedule with Associate Director. Work with the national administrative team to implement reliable and successful email marketing campaigns and e-appeal campaigns. Implement strategies to retain and upgrade current donors, and significantly expand the current membership base. Work with national team to track direct mail, e-appeals and other membership campaign performance indicating response rates, mean gift levels, cost per piece, and net revenue; and produce reports with this information on a timely basis. Prepare high-quality donor correspondence, proposals, grants, reports, mailings, and acknowledgements required to support ongoing fundraising activities.
Req. candidate profile : QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum 3-5 years of development experience in an entrepreneurial nonprofit environment, experience with direct solicitation, event planning and coordination. Experience developing and cultivating individual, major donor, corporate and foundation relationships; a preexisting knowledge of the New York philanthropic community preferred Proven track record of success in implementing individual/major gifts programs and in event coordination. Experience managing and motivating high-level volunteers. Strong organizational, analytical, and time management skills with exceptional attention to detail. Excellent writing skills with demonstrated success in grant and proposal writing a plus. Must be flexible and have ability to work independently and as a team player. Experience with initiative taking and managing multiple tasks and projects. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required.
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Third party mediation allowed : No
Telecommute : No
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